Category: Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup: Friends Don’t Die, Alexa Van, Kūmorebi & More

FRIENDS DON’T DIE – SLOWDOWN Blending elements of shoegaze and indie-rock, Friends Don’t Die creates a sound that incorporate both an air of early 2000’s indie whilst also invoking elements of the airy sounds of Slowdive. The brainchild of LA solo artist George Gomez, Friends Don’t Die, definitely captures a unique sound on the new …

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Weekly Roundup: Kan Wakan, Nana Razaia, Pearl & more

Kan Wakan – No Sweat Off My Back Capturing an essence of 4AD alumni SOHN, Kan Wakan’s new single ‘No Sweat Off My Back’ is a stunning, melancholic beauty. Modulated synths, gentle yet pulsing beats, dappled arpeggiators and thoughtful guitar lines build an atmospheric, Thom Yorke-esque soundscape under Kan’s pinpoint, breathy falsetto vocals as they …

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Weekly Roundup: The Silver Bars, Dragonfruit, Miko & More…

The Silver Bars – The Morning The Silver Bars capture an element of 2,000’s indie on their new single ‘The Morning’. There’s a great sense of humour that permeates the track, from the eery intro to the upbeat chorus which is contrasted with the earworm vocal line as the words ‘I won’t bullshit you I …

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Weekly Roundup: Orchards, Lucy Dreams, Nick Ranniko & More

Orchards – Drive Me Home Orchards prove time and time again what an excellent band they are and the new single ‘Drive Me Home’ is yet another clinical demonstration of their undeniable talent. Energetic, emotive and mega catchy, the single is packed with inventive guitar lines and beautifully executed vocal harmonies. The strikingly honest lyrics …

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Weekly Roundup: Kate Brunotts, Ian Huschle, General Crush, Deva St. John and more

Kate Brunotts – Gemini Opening with Bon Iver-esque vocal samples, Kate Brunotts’ new single ‘Gemini’ quickly builds an experimental Alt-Pop soundscape before her haunting vocals enter the fray. Moving through punching vintage electronic drums and reverby atmospherics, the track builds towards it’s breath-taking instrumental sections. Like a more accessible GRIMES, Kate has a really original, …

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Weekly Roundup: Raeya, Emma Danelon, Domo Wilson & More

Raeya – Escape Nashville Electro-Pop artist Raeya exploded onto the scene a few months ago with her single ‘Just Wanna Say’. Now back with the follow up ‘Escape’, she once again delivers on her promise with another etherial, affecting alt-pop tune that stays with you well after the first listen. Reminiscent of Imogen Heap, Raeya’s …

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Turtle Tempo Weekly Roundup: Rush Midnight, Marlee Quirarte, The Jacks and more

Rush Midnight – Take The Long Way Having already made waves in music press, LA duo Rush Midnight are no strangers to success. Their unique blend of indie-pop and bass led nu-funk has seen them gain features in the likes of Pitchfork and The Guardian; with such prowess on display on the new single ‘Take …

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Turtle Tempo Weekly Roundup: Joe Traxler, I Am Boleyn, Richard Orofino and more

Here’s a selection of tracks that have made us giddy this week: Joe Traxler – Don’t Dance Opening this week’s roundup is the ultra-cool Joe Traxler with his new Indie-Funk bop ‘Don’t Dance’. Floating in with boxy, slap-back delayed drums before settling into a chilled, bass led groove ‘Don’t Dance’ instantly sets the tone under …

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Turtle Tempo Weekly Roundup: Punk Angel, Orchards, JK The Sage And More

Here’s a selection of some of the best tracks that we’ve discovered this week: Punk Angel – Karma Starting this weeks roundup off with an etherial beauty, Punk Angel’s new single ‘Karma’ is an excellent example of psychedelic Dream-Pop. Opening with echoy layers of vocal harmonies, Punk Angel instantly sets a moody atmospheric tone before …

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Turtle Tempo Weekly Roundup: Dutch Criminal Record, Hunter James And The Titanic, DIYA And More

Here’s a selection of some of the best tracks that we’ve discovered this week: Dutch Criminal Record – Hey Charlie  Coming just ahead of their new 5 track EP ‘It’s Gonna Be Okay’, Dutch Criminal Record’s latest offering ‘Hey Charlie’ see’s them at their vibrant, uplifting best. With layers of bright, modulation tinted guitars, a …

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